Asian Style Cheeseburger
Looking for easy and fast meal ready to go at any time? These soft buns filled with gooey cheese and ground beef are “a must”.
– How these burgers taste?
Well, the gooey cheese mixed with the flavorful ground beef in between super soft and cottony dough is just heaven…and no mess at all!
– Why are these Asian cheeseburgers so good?
They make an easy meal if you have them in the refrigerator or freezer…just warm them up and serve with a side of salad.
– Can you make these cheeseburgers ahead?
Absolutely, they can stand the freezer very well. The buns can be warmed in the oven or microwave, whichever way you like.
– Ready to look at the recipe?
Bread dough from the recipe HERE.
Ground beef filling
- ½ tablespoon olive oil
- 1 lb. ground beef, 85%
- ½ large onion finely chopped
- 4-5 garlic cloves, finely minced
- ½ teaspoon dry oregano
- ¼ teaspoon ground all-spice
- Salt and pepper to taste
- 100 g mozzarella cheese, cut into small cubes or grated
- Egg wash
- Sesame seeds
- 180 g cheddar cheese, cut into small cubes or grated
When ready to use, split the dough into16 small balls of approximately 72 g each.
Let it rest on the counter covered for 10 minutes.
Ground beef filling
In a frying pan or wok sauté the onion with garlic until golden and aromatic. Add the ground beef and stir fry until the meat is cooked, by stirring. While stirring add all the spices.
Let it cool and add the cheese, mix until uniform. Set aside for assembly of the buns.
Flat the dough and open into a disk using a rolling pin.
Add into the middle of the disk approximately 45 g of the ground beef and cheese mix.
Seal the bun with the ground beef mix in the middle and shape into a ball.
Repeat the procedure with all the remaining dough.
In the meantime, turn the oven to 350oF.
Cover the buns and let it proof until its size double.
When ready to bake brush the egg wash on top of the buns and sprinkle with sesame seed.
Bake in a preheated oven of 350oF for 15-17 minutes.
Remove from the oven and let it cool slightly before serving.
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